Music Talk: How did the invention of a recording device impact Classical Music?
Andy Bromberger, Musician and Lecturer of Classical Music
It has only been in the last 130 years that we have had the technology to hear ourselves. This new invention, originally invented to transmit speech, totally revolutionised the way we listen. Where once, a group of select people may have heard a piece of music once in their lifetime, we can now hear almost anything we want, whenever we want it. What have been the ramifications of this invention for this listener, the musician making the music and the composer?
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